Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 28th, 2000
The study, by researchers from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, was designed to determine the frequency of unrecognized elevated blood pressure in 191 men who accompanied pregnant women for an examination by their obstetrician.
"They found 40 of the 191 men (one in five) had elevated blood pressure, and alarmingly, 38 were unaware that it was part of their family history, " said Michael A. Weber, MD, an editor of the American...
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